Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Lost and Found.

Thank you very much to everybody who has shown concern about my lost quilt.

Today I received the message from the organizers in France that it has finally arrived at their office. It took the carrier only two months and ten days to get it there. The mistake was in a misprinting of the street address when the German carrier relabeled the package before giving it to the French carrier, they say. (Why do they have to do that? Can't they just trust the label that the sender puts onto a package?)
They were kind (or should I say 'generous') enough to say it was not my fault. (For a while I had been told that it must have been my fault, I probably sent it to a wrong address. As if it's not bad enough to have one's quilt lost, why did they have to add insult to injury?) Anyway - relief is slowly sinking in, although it is still taking a little while...
At least it will be traveling with the show to the other venues. It just was not considered for any of the prizes.


  1. Oh, I am glad it is found! and I am glad it will travel still...not trying to go back to you in the post!
    So, what solution is there to the label thing. Does printing it on a computer printer make it easier? I hope you find some thing before a next time.
    Sorry they were so accusatory to you!

  2. Phew! It is always an act of faith entrusting our artwork to shipping systems. I hope many people get to enjoy your quilt on tour.

  3. Glad your quilt turned up, better late than never!

  4. I don't know whether there is a solution to the label thing, Sandy - printing it out on a computer probably helps, but then I have also heard that frequently the attached labels get lost and then they have a parcel without address....So you have to also make sure that your label is not only printed clearly, but also attached securely to the box so it can't disappear in thin air!

  5. I'm so glad that it has arrived safely.